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the east coast this morning. right now the storm has started bearing down on canada. it's about 145 miles southwest of halifax, nova scotia. its close skirt up the eastern sea board was less intense than originally feared. the storm is still kicking up dangerous rip currents, though. kevin is live for us in rockport, massachusetts. it looks pretty as a picture behind you. >> reporter: absolutely, you know. earl, we hardly knew you, thank goodness. because here in rockport, this harbor would be filled with boats and a lot of them have been pulled out of the water. and the good news is this morning that everything planned for rockport and the gloucester area out here in massachusetts is being put back on and all the labor day celebrations are going to be taking place. and they're going to be taking place as many people here breathe a sigh of relief. because this storm did go through here last night. it's gray and there's a little bit of rain coming down, but nothing like had been predicted all week long from this fierce force four hurricane that was going to be coming through here. fortunat
. right now the storm has started bearing down on canada. it's about 145 miles or so southwest of halifax, snow scotia after brushing parts of massachusetts overnight. the storm disrupted vacations this labor day weekend. its close skirt up the eastern seaboard was less intense than feared. the storm is still kicking up dangerous rip currents. we have nbc's kevin tibbles live in rock port, massachusetts. sunshine in the last hour. looks like sunshine how. you're having a good time it looks like. >> reporter: alex, earl we hardly new you. i don't think we got to meet you at all last night. it rained here a little bit, but nothing like the dire predictions that have been taking place all week with this cat 4 storm showing up here. earl turned out to be a bit of a wimp actually. it's a beautiful day in rock port. all the activities planned for the labor day weekend and were put on hold, everything is being put back on. if folks were headed out here and were a little scared of the weather forecast, my advice to you would be to hop into a car right now because it is a gorgeous day here in rock
in canada. nbc's kevin tibbles is watching things from his point in rock port, massachusetts. kevin, looks pretty nice there this morning, right? >> reporter: alex, it's a beautiful day here in rock port. i don't know if i'm supposed to be embarrassed to say that to you. i feel a little bit embarrassed being out here outside talking about this monstrous category 4 earl hurricane that is basically category 4 wimp when it comes to the coastline of massachusetts. i don't want to get ahead of myself because we don't know what's happening up in nova scotia really except the rain started there. this storm kept far away from cape ann where i'm talking to you from today in rockport. a lot of the activities put on hold because of the storm for the long weekend here are now back on today. and my only real advice to people who perhaps were scared away from coming down to the sea shore would be to hop in the car. it is a lovely day. and i'm not going to be the only one eating all the salt water taffy here. i would suggest coming down to rockport. it's a beautiful day down here. you know, it's sort of
to canada. blasting nova scotia when it came ashore this morning, offering a finishing kick to this largely oversold storm. by contrast, along the u.s. atlantic coast, the sigh of relief at earl's weakness seemed almost as powerful as the hurricane's winds. >> i was really happy that nothing bad happened. >> reporter: on cape hatteras, earl's first target, they reopened a bridge to the north carolina mainland anda the tourists resurfaced. in rhode island, a big surf was the only remnant of the storm. there was some beach erosion on long island, but the damage was light compared to the drum roll of predictions. >> a team of reporters and meter olses will bring you live coverage over the next hour and a half. >> reporter: trees were felled in nantucket, but looking at the beaches and shoppers, the scene did not resemble the state of emergency the massachusetts governor declared just hours ago. >> i was thrilled, you know. the sun was out and shining. people are walking around town. >> reporter: indeed, the federal emergency management team said no states had even asked for assistance. this si
pounded coastal new england last night and on the way to canada. bringing heavy winds and heavy rains but no major problems except for minor flooding and power ought ages. we'll go live to cape cod on how the residents handled the storm. rick, you are ready for a nap? >> thank you, i like that. earl is moving out of here. little bit of rain remains. couple of thing tropicals. this was gaston and will likely become something later today and tomorrow . impact us posentially. this flair up could have pulled off north. that is earl moving around bang lor at this point . within a couple of four or five hours it is done for us . we will be done for earl. that is good news. we'll have complete sunshine much of the eastern sea board and so planning your labor day weekend, behind the storm things are looking beautiful. stay out of the water to let the rip currents go away. tomorrow things will be great. >> a state of emergency declared in new zealand christchurch. a second earthquake hit there this morning. a lot of people are trapped. happens of buildings are collapse power is out to thousand
now downgraded to a tropical storm and it is pounding canada this hour with winds gusting to 75 miles an hour. it made landfall in nova scotia bringing power outages everywhere for the last week. we've been watching earl whirl around the caribbean, tearing off rooftops and toppling trees, then earl headed forour east coast. and new england is bracing for the worst but they are thankful this time they dodged the bullet. jennifer davis has the latest in cape cod. >> you are absolutely right. new england was getting ready if preparing a big storm but in the end, earl blew on by. today it has been a picture perfect day as locals scramble to get back to business as usual. >> earl weakening from a mighty hurricane to a tropical storm still bringing with it plenty of wind and waves but not nearly enough to bother new englanders that is used to all sorts of rough weather. >> we were hoping for more of that. >> it came down in preparation what could be a serious blast of hurricane-force wind and rain but the signs are going back up and business owners hope it will be economically viable labor
for information leading to an arrest. >> julie: hurricane ser8 gone but not before causing some trouble in canada. high winds and rain knocking out power and flooding streets in nova scotia. >> gregg: brand-new dynamic polls showing the economy is certainly slumping and that is dominant issue in the minds of most american voters. that is not the only concern weighing on americans heading into the midterm elections. laura ingle is live to break it all down. what are also voters talking about? >> the war in iraq, how well the president is doing and yes, a lot of concern about the economy. number one, when asked whether the obama administration has made the economy better or worse 47% feel the economy is worse because of the administration's effort while 36% say the economy is better. not surprisingly, 63% are more likely at 8% saying the obama administration made the economy better. independent voters were asked if the stimulus plan worked. the majority 57% think the $8900 billion stimulus plan hasn't worked. over one in three, 37% think it has helped the economy. >> gregg: the end of august will m
are century link and bce out of canada and energy, and find names like chevron, well-known names. >> jamie: that's interesting and finally, commercials even for limited partnerships that's something that the average investigator can invest in. what are those and do you recommend them? >> i don't recommend them for the average investor. i recommend them for professionals and also an added caveat that you get a limited partnership you'll be dealing with a k-1 at the end of the year, a tax form. seek advice from a professional or certainly your accountant. >> jamie: one more question on bonds. they are paying lower yields. have never been negative? is your money at least safe there that you put in? >> well, there actually was a period of time in 2008 where t-bill yields were negative. people were so frightened including professionals they were willing to buy a t-bill for a negative rate of turn. >> jamie: david nelson we can't all afford someone like you privately, but nice to have you here. >> thank you, jamie. >> kelly: that was free advice there. well, as you fire up the grill for labor da
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